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SummaryAn anthology of excerpts from the four-volume classic "Battles and Leaders of the Civil War" features first-hand recollections by the Civil War's commanders and subordinates on both sides, with commentary by such leading scholars as James McPherson and Joan Waugh.
Contents1861. Introduction / Craig L. Symonds
Inside Sumter in '61 / James Chester
The first step in the war / Stephen D. Lee
War preparations in the North / Jacob D. Cox
The Confederate Government at Montgomery / R. Barnwell Rhett
Going to the front: recollections of a private / Warren Lee Goss
The first Battle of Bull Run / P. G. T. Beauregard
Responsibilities of the First Bull Run / Joseph E. Johnston
Arkansas troops in the Battle of Wilson's Creek / N. B. Pearce
The flanking column at Wilson's Creek / Franz Sigel
1862. Introduction / Stephen W. Sears
The gun-boats at Belmont and Fort Henry / Henry Walke
The Western Flotilla at Fort Donelson, Island Number Ten, Fort Pillow and Memphis / Henry Walke
The capture of Fort Donelson / Lew Wallace
The Battle of Shiloh / Ulysses S. Grant
Surprise and withdrawal at Shiloh / S. H. Lockett
The Shiloh Battle-order and the withdrawal Sunday evening / Alexander Robert Chisolm
The plan and construction of the "Merrimac" / John M. Brooke and John L. Porter
The building of the "Monitor" / John Ericsson
The first fight of iron-clads [ironclads] / John Taylor Wood
Farragut's capture of New Orleans / William T. Meredith
Stonewall Jackson in the Shenandoah / John D. Imboden
The peninsular campaign / George B. McClellan
The second Battle of Bull Run / John Pope
The invasion of Maryland / James Longstreet
The Battle of Antietam / Jacob D. Cox
The Battle of Fredericksburg / James Longstreet
1863. Introduction / James M. McPherson
The Chancellorsville campaign / Darius N. Couch
Stonewall Jackson's last battle / James Power Smith
Lee's invasion of Pennsylvania / James Longstreet
The first day at Gettysburg / Henry J. Hunt
The second day at Gettysburg / Henry J. Hunt
The third day at Gettysburg / Henry J. Hunt
The Confederate retreat from Gettysburg / John D. Imboden
The Vicksburg campaign / Ulysses S. Grant
Naval operations in the Vicksburg Campaign / James Russell Soley
The capture of Port Hudson / Richard B. Irwin
Chickamauga: the great battle of the West / Daniel H. Hill
Chattanooga / Ulysses S. Grant
1864. Introduction / Joan Waugh
From the wilderness to Cold Harbor / E. M. Law
Hand-to-hand fighting at Spotsylvania / G. Norton Galloway
Sheridan's Richmond raid / Theo. F. Rodenbough
General Lee in the wilderness campaign / Charles S. Venable
The battle of the Petersburg Crater / William H. Powell
The duel between the "Alabama" and the "Kearsarge" / John M. Browne
The colored troops at Petersburg / Henry Goddard Thomas
Preparing for the campaigns of '64 / Ulysses S. Grant
The struggle for Atlanta / Oliver O. Howard
Farragut at Mobile Bay / John Coddington Kinney
The invasion of Tennessee / J. B. Hood
Sheridan in the Shenandoah Valley / Wesley Merritt
Repelling Hood's invasion of Tennessee / Henry Stone
Early's march to Washington in 1864 / Jubal A. Early
Sherman's advance from Atlanta / Oliver O. Howard
Marching through Georgia and the Carolinas / Daniel Oakey
1865. Introduction / James I. Robertson, Jr.
Sherman's march from Savannah to Bentonville / Henry W. Slocum
The navy at Fort Fisher / Thomas O. Selfridge, Jr.
The recapture of Fort Stedman / John F. Hartranft
Five forks and the pursuit of Lee / Horace Porter
The fall of Richmond: I. The evacuation / Clement Sulivane
II. The occupation / Thomas Thatcher Graves
The surrender at Appomattox court house / Horace Porter
General Lee's farewell address to his army / Charles Marshall
Final operations of Sherman's army / H. W. Slocum
Last days of the Confederacy / Basil W. Duke, with notes on the Union and Confederate armies.
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United States History Civil War, 1861-1865.
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|Publisher|| New York :Random House Publishing Group2011
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Best of Battles and leaders of the Civil War
McPherson, James M.
Robertson, James I., Jr. (James Irvin) 1930-2019
Sears, Stephen W.
Symonds, Craig L.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages -1186) and index.